Anant Ambani, the youngest son of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, got engaged to Radhika Merchant in a traditional ceremony at the Ambani’s Mumbai home, Antilia. Radhika Merchant is the daughter of industrialist Viren Merchant. The families had announced in 2019 that Anant and Radhika would be getting married.
The engagement ceremony included traditional rituals such as the Gol Dhana and Chunari Vidhi, which are followed by generations among Gujarati Hindu families. The ceremony was attended by members of the Ambani and Merchant families and included a surprise performance by Anant’s mother, Nita Ambani.
Anant is set to lead Reliance’s new energy business and will play a key role in the company’s efforts to be at the forefront of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambition to ramp up green energy capacity.
After the engagement ceremony, the families held a lavish reception at Antilia, the Ambani’s multi-story residence in South Mumbai. The event was attended by several high-profile guests, including politicians, business leaders, and celebrities. The couple received well wishes and congratulations from their friends and family, and the atmosphere was described as joyous and festive.
The wedding date for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant has not yet been announced, but it is expected to be a grand event, with many speculating that it will be held at the family’s sprawling residence in Mumbai. The couple’s engagement has been widely covered in the Indian media, with many praising the couple’s chemistry and noting the strong bond between the two families.